A brother, Lou Jr., is currently in jail, Inman says. In the past, the foundation was managed by the Lou Rawls Jr., and his siblings. This includes messaging, branding and re-positioning. Created in 2004 to honor the memory and work of the Rev. was Ms. Wanda Williams, a direct descendant of the Rawls family. He developed an unusual quirk in his live performances by talking over the song as the band played while weaving the song into his monologue. If you are a non-profit professional, please connect with us. We are currently under re-development of the foundation. Once we re-launch in 2020, we will provide information about donations. He trained many ministers, helped organize several new churches, and funded the education for several of his church members. For three decades, Lou Rawls, Jr. raised money for his father’s charity through the “Lou Rawls Parade of Stars”, an annual telethon dedicated to raising scholarship funds for the United Negro College Fund. Today, the Louis Rawls Foundation is planning to have an impact for generations to come. Rev. Join our team, and together we can make a difference. Louis Rawls, a generous philanthropist, and father to the famous singer, the late great Lou Rawls, Jr., our original C.E.O. We are looking to connect with non-profit strategists and other professionals who are experienced in the development of non-profit organizations. If you would like to be a part of the foundation, please connect with us. We are looking to focus on re-development of undeserved communities. Louis Rawls was the founder and pastor of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church on the South Side of Chicago, where he treated his parishioners like family. Millions of citizens in our own country and around the world do not have access to education and community-building resources. Louis Rawls, a generous philanthropist, and father to the famous singer, the late great Lou Rawls, Jr., our original C.E.O. This event generated over $200 million dollars for students of color to attend schools of higher education. © 2018 by The Louis Rawls Foundation | 501C3 Not-for-profit. Please get in touch with us via email. The prime years of Rawls' singing career came in the 1960s and 1970s when he focused primarily on R&B and pop. HSK Exclusive – Lou Rawls Jr. has some choice words for the former Basketball Wives reality star Gloria Govan. Lou Rawls Jr. is on Facebook. was Ms. Wanda Williams, a direct descendant of the Rawls family. We are in the process of creating a new road map to carry on the legacy of the foundation. Created in 2004 to honor the memory and work of the Rev. Rawls then recorded two soul records, Tobacco Road and Lou Rawls Soulin '. Originally, The Louis Rawls Foundation INC was one of the Residential Care Homes based in Chicago, IL. We are looking to connect with professionals in the non-profit space. Nina Inman met Lou Rawls when she was a Continental Airlines flight attendant about five years ago. Originally, The Louis Rawls Foundation INC was one of the Residential Care Homes based in Chicago, IL. The new foundation is currently in re-development stage, under the direction of its new Executive Director Joseph D. Savoy and Lou Rawls Jr. We are working with an agency to develop a new business model, branding and road map for the future of the foundation. We plan to re-launch in March of 2020. 1,246 Followers, 542 Following, 70 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Lou Rawls Jr. (@lourawlsjr) Join Facebook to connect with Lou Rawls Jr. and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected.